Paramount Pictures has named Mark Pinkerton senior VP of finance and capital management.
In the newly created position, he will be responsible for strategic capital financing activities, including securing film financing, as well as driving return on capital measurement for all of Par’s business units.
He will report directly to Paramount chief financial officer Mark Badagliacca.
Pinkerton comes to Par from biotech company Amgen, where he was assistant treasurer.
Prior to that, he was VP-treasurer for NBC Universal. Before NBC bought U, Pinkerton held a variety of positions at Vivendi Universal and other predecessor companies.